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Data Platform Manager - Uber Freight

Freight, Engineering
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

As the Data Platform Manager, you will build and own tooling, pipelines and canonical dataset to power Uber Freight's analytics, intelligence and external data integration. You will be responsible for unlocking insights through strategic external data integration and acquisition. In short, you will be making the core of Freights datasets reliable and our utilization efficient.


You will take on the challenge of understanding the complex Freight industry and use your data expertise to establish order from chaos. You will lead a team of up to 7-10 reports who are working across all Engineering teams at Uber Freight, and work closely with Engineering & Data Science leadership to develop a highly reliable and feature rich dataset at Freight.


You will help build the foundational datasets to power analytics as well as feature sets to power machine learning models at Freight.

What You'll Do

  • Create the vision for Data and Data Warehousing across Uber Freight and create a plan to achieve that vision
  • Guide the design, building, and launching of new data pipelines in production
  • Partner with Engineering & Data Science Leads, Product Management & Data infrastructure teams to build shared goals
  • Establish the processes needed to achieve operational excellence in all areas to improve data reliability & data quality at Freight
  • Build a high-quality Data Platform team
  • Drive data efforts related to major Freight / Uber wide initiatives: financial reporting, privacy, compliance, international expansion, resource planning and optimization.
  • Drive data quality across the Uber Freight and bring in learnings from rest of Uber & industry
  • Establish SLA's for all data sets and processes running in production

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience in data analytics
  • At least 2 years in driving data modeling as a data architect or another capacity
  • At least 5 years of experience in people management (7-10 direct reports)
  • Bachelors or higher in Math, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other quantitative field preferred (advanced degrees are a plus)
  • Advanced SQL expertise; experience in a scripting language for analysis (R, Python, etc) is a plus!
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty with messy data to identify product opportunities and uncover interesting product insights
  • Strong storytelling: distill interesting and hard-to-find insights into a compelling, concise data story
  • Ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships with stakeholders coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Passionate and attentive self-starters, great communicators, amazing follow-through - you have a great work ethic and love the responsibilities from being personally empowered

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.